Growing Magazine - April, 2014

FARMSTAND EDITION

Product Focus: Farmstand Supplies & Value-Added Products

Commercial Scale

The S2000 Jr price computing scale comes in 15, 30 and 60-pound capacities. It weighs in pounds, ounces and kilograms. Rechargeable battery included.

http://www.csbco.com, 877-867-6272

Coutts Specialty Foods

Mother's Pure Preserves products include jams, jellies and marmalades. Mother's Prize products include red pepper relish, apple butter, cranberry sauce and more.

http://www.couttsspecialtyfoods.com, 978-263-2952

Dillman Farm

Offers over 100 all-natural fruit butters, preserves, jellies, salsas, barbecue sauces, mustards and more. Private labels are available.

http://www.dillmanfarm.com,

800-359-1362

The Gardener's Hollow Leg

The Gardener's Hollow Leg Jr. holds 1 gallon and is made from water-resistant recycled polyester. It comes with a belt that expands from 25 to 52 inches.

http://www.thegardenershollowleg.com, 510-735-6165

Gardner Pie Co.

Unbaked and baked natural juice fruit pies, chef-ready cream pies and savory garden vegetable pies. Over 60 varieties available in 6, 8, 9 and 10-inch sizes.

http://www.gardnerpie.com,

330-245-2030

Globe Bag Co.

Offers farm market packaging, pick-your-own supplies and growers' wholesale packaging. Custom prints are available on small orders.

http://www.globebag.com,

800-892-2004

Greenfield Basket Factory

Carries over 80 varieties of wooden veneer baskets for picking, display and general uses. Bushel baskets, rectangular baskets and more.

http://www.greenfieldbasket.com,

800-227-5385

GreenStar

Baked ciabatta crostini tastes great with jams and jellies and works well for sampling. It is available in garlic, Parmesan, sea salt and rye versions.

http://www.greenstarcoop.net,

330-533-3328

Hillside Orchard Farms

Part of Hillside's product offering is Miss Davie's barbecue sauce, made from a family recipe. It is available in 12 and 32-ounce bottles.

http://www.hillsideorchardfarms.com,

706-782-4995

Maize Quest

The Interactive Orchard puts a new spin on apple variety signs. Guests scan QR codes on the signs to see a video, picture and information about each variety.

http://www.interactiveorchard.com,

866-935-6738

McCutcheon's Apple Products

Since 1938, McCutcheon's has specialized in producing old-fashioned preserves and apple butter. Today, they feature over 300 products for farm markets.

http://www.mccutcheons.com, 800-888-7537

Produce Promotions

Preprinted signage helps draw in customers. Offers many designs in 3-by-8-foot banners, slip-over poly marketeers, road signs, 13-foot feather flags and more.

http://www.producepromotions.com,

888-575-4090

Putnam Plastics

Provides a variety of packaging solutions for any season for roadside and farm markets, including bags, boxes, baskets, labels and berry packaging.

http://www.putnamfarm.com,

800-457-3099

Rockford Package Supply

A full-service source for produce packaging: wholesale, retail, farm markets, farmers' markets and agritainment. Innovative and flexible solutions.

http://www.rockfordpack.com, 800-444-7225

The Sign Depot

Custom signs include illuminated signs, carved high-density urethane signs, dimensional signs in materials from metal to plastic, vinyl signs and more.

http://www.signdepotofvt.com, 802-626-0990